ES111 WRITING

ES111 WRITING - 12/04/07 ES111 Within the past two hundred...

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12/04/07 ES111 Within the past two hundred years the world’s population has more then quadrupled (making the graph of the data interestingly enough look as though it could serve as a dictionary worthy edition to the definition of exponential growth.) From the population boom grew a wave innovation, unfortunately at the expense of our most valuable resource, our climate. Life as we know it based on the predictability and regularity of weather systems in a local area, known as climate. Groundwater, crops, rivers and lakes are all dependant on their surrounding climate. Projected temperature increases due to human emissions are likely to shift the climate on a global scale. In the early 1900’s the automobile was introduced and within 10 years they were commonplace in America and Europe. Like the increase in population there was an increase in a percentage of that population owning an automobile. These engines run on fossil fuels which are found within the earths crust. At the time, no one was paying attention to the possible damage the byproducts of burning fossil fuels could do to the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ES 111 taught by Professor Acklin during the Fall '07 term at Southern Oregon.

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ES111 WRITING - 12/04/07 ES111 Within the past two hundred...

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